The World Awake Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Am9 chord Bm7 chord
F Sharp minor 7 chord
Bm7/E chord G over D chord G chord C6 chord
D7 over F Sharp chord
Am7/D chord Am7 chord Bm7+5 chord
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How To Play

        E,A,D,G,B,e
Am9     x,12,10,12,12,0
Am9     5,7,5,5,5,7 PRE CHORUS
Am7     x,0,2,2,1,3
Bm7     7,9,7,7,10,7
Bm7/E   x,7,7,7,7,7
Bm7+5   x,2,0,2,3,3 (name Bm7-13)
F#m7    x,9,11,9,10,9
G/D     x,5,5,4,3,3
C6      x,3,5,5,5,5
Am7/D   x,5,5,5,5,5
C       x,3,5,5,5,3
D7/F#   2,x,0,2,1,2 alt. F#m7-5
F#m7-5  x,x,4,5,5,5
 
INTRO
 
Am9 Am9 Bm7 Am9
 
[verse1]
 
Am9                               Am9
That frightening little sound it's just the world awake
     Bm7                          Am9
It's just a way of saying we're in business
Am9                               Am9
It's just a lightning strike, it's just a family row
     Bm7                           Am9
It's just the give and take of forgiveness
 
[interlude 1]
 
Am9        Am9
OoooOoo    Oohyea
Bm7
Ooho Right
Am9
Ohhoo Do
Am9        Am9
OoooOoo    Oohyea
Bm7
Ooho Right
Am9
Ohhoo Do
 
BRIDGE
 
F#m7                       Bm7         Bm7/E
Chance being a fine thing brought us together
F#m7                  Bm7
But we're not magnets well not forever
 
[half verse]
 
Am9                        Am9
It's just the way I am, it's just the way we are
     Bm7                          Am9
It's just a nervous flickering of old flames
 
PRE CHORUS
 
| Am9 Am9 Am9 | G/D G/D G |
| C6 C6 D7/F# |
 
CHORUS
 
Am9                                       Am7/D               G D7/F#
Now everybody wears the look of the child who wished to marry you
Am9                                        Am7/D              G  D7/F#
Who, knocking proudly on your door, was greeted by your pretty wife
Am9                                   Am7/D                G  D7/F#
If this is life make no mistake it keeps the weary world awake
 
[interlude 2]
 
Am7       Am7
OoooOoo    Oohyea
Bm7+5
Ooho Right
Am7
Ohhoo Do
 
Am7 Am7 Bm7+5 Am7
 
BRIDGE
 
F#m7                      Bm7           Bm7/E
Chance being a fine thing brought us together
F#m7                  Bm7
But we're not magnets well not forever
 
VERSE 2
 
Am9                        Am9
It's just the way I am, it's just the way we are
      Bm7                        Am9
It's just a nervous flickering of old flames
Am9                       Am9
So don't you cry they're, they're only words
      Bm7                            Am9
They're only the saddest thing you've ever heard
 
PRE CHORUS
 
| Am9 Am9 Am9 | G/D G/D G |
| C6 C6 D7/F# |
 
CHORUS
 
Am9                                      Am7/D                G  D7/F#
Now everybody wears the look of the child who wished to marry you
Am9                                        Am7/D               G  D7/F#
Who, knocking proudly on your door, was greeted by your pretty wife
Am9                                 Am7/D                   G  D7/F#
If this is life make no mistake it keeps the weary world awake
 
Am9                                       Am7/D               G  D7/F#
Now everybody wears the look of the child who wished to marry you
Am9                                         Am7/D            G  D7/F#
Who, knocking proudly on your door, was greeted by your pretty wife
Am9                                   Am7/D               G  D7/F#
If this is life make no mistake it keeps the weary world awake
 
Am9                                       Am7/D               G  D7/F#
Now everybody wears the look of the child who wished to marry you
Am9                                       Am7/D               G  D7/F#
Who, knocking proudly on your door, was greeted by your pretty wife
Am9                    Am9            Am7/D               G  D7/F#
...............
 
OUTRO
 
|Am9 | Am9 | Am7/D | G D7/F# | ( repeat and fade )

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